And David: David, intending no doubt to punish Joab, and to lessen his authority with the people, commanded him to take upon him the office of chief mourner; but, as his revenge was gratified, his rival removed, and no heavier punishment inflicted, it is probable his hardened mind would feel but little objection to the ceremony.
Rend: 2Sa 1:2, 2Sa 1:11, Gen 37:29, Gen 37:34, Jos 7:6, Jdg 11:35, 2Ki 19:1
bier: Heb. bed, Luk 7:14
Reciprocal: Num 14:6 - rent their clothes 2Sa 11:26 - she mourned 2Sa 13:31 - all his servants 1Ki 20:31 - put sackcloth 2Ki 5:8 - rent his clothes Ecc 3:7 - time to rend Isa 15:3 - their streets Act 8:2 - made